Russia Poverty Rate 1993-2020

Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2018 was 2.30%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2017 was 2.50%, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2016 was 2.70%, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2015 was 2.70%, a 0.3% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 50.40%
Colombia 27.80%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 23.00%
Peru 22.10%
Brazil 19.90%
Paraguay 17.00%
Dominican Republic 13.80%
Costa Rica 10.90%
Turkey 9.20%
Thailand 8.60%
Russia 2.30%
Belarus 0.40%
Russia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 2.30% -0.20%
2017 2.50% -0.20%
2016 2.70% 0.00%
2015 2.70% 0.30%
2014 2.40% -0.10%
2013 2.50% -0.40%
2012 2.90% -0.30%
2011 3.20% -0.80%
2010 4.00% -0.90%
2009 4.90% -0.30%
2008 5.20% -3.10%
2007 8.30% -3.30%
2006 11.60% -3.10%
2005 14.70% -2.70%
2004 17.40% -2.40%
2003 19.80% -1.00%
2002 20.80% -4.60%
2001 25.40% -6.70%
2000 32.10% -5.20%
1999 37.30% 11.10%
1998 26.20% 5.10%
1997 21.10% -5.00%
1996 26.10% -0.20%
1993 26.30% -0.20%